[Cerowrt-devel] eBPF filters for traffic classification?

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 19:44:12 EST 2014

oh the bpf stuff and jit work is extremely interesting. There is a
llvm compiler for it too, now.

nftables is also interesting but hard to wrap my head around and
expressing things in it seems only slightly less hard that just
adopting bpf directly.

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 4:28 PM, David Lang <david at lang.hm> wrote:
> http://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/625224/2edd6566c16cf76d/
> A new capability is being added to the 3.19 kernel that allows writing BPF
> programs that run in the kernel that can do things like classifying traffic.
> Right now all this can do is to store information to be retrieved by
> userspace, but I wonder if it would be useful to use something like this for
> traffic classification for queue selection, traffic throttling, etc?
> David Lang
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